Archbishop Joseph Naumann

Archbishop Of Kansas City In Kansas

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann was ordained a priest in 1975. He served as the Archdiocesan Pro-Life Coordinator from 1984 to 1995 and as Vicar General in the Archdiocese of St. Louis before being ordained as Auxiliary Bishop of St. Louis/Titular Bishop of Caput Cilla in 1997. He was appointed Administrator of the Archdiocese of St. Louis in 2003 and became the Archbishop for the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas in 2005. 


Archbishop Naumann served the USCCB as Chairman of the Pro-Life Committee from 2018 to 2021 and continues on the Pro-Life Committee as a consultant. Archbishop is also Chair of the Kansas Catholic Conference and Co-Chair of the Religious Alliance Against Pornography. He is on the Board of the National Committee for the Human Life Amendment and Prior of the Northern Lieutenancy Equestrian Order of the Knights and Dames of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. Archbishop also serves on the Board of Trustee for Kenrick-Glennon Seminary and Conception Seminary.


  • A Time of Confusion: Gay Blessings, Death Penalty, & Taylor Swift

    A Time of Confusion: Gay Blessings, Death Penalty, & Taylor Swift

    January 05, 2024
    Has the Church approved “gay blessings?” Archbishop Joseph Naumann guides us through the confusion.

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